1/48 MPM Fulmar MK2 Night Fighter

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  1. TimEwers

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    it is a interesting subject but it went down hill when I put the wings on.

    problems I had

    1 sides were warped and I did not notice until I glued the wings on.
    2 landing gear doors too short and not the right shape for the opening people with more experience could fix that.
    3 managed to break the front canopy when I tried to fix the scratch in it. And because the sides were warped it did not set right.
    4 if you go by the instructions you will not be able to fit the control panel in. put the panel in first then the floor.
    5 Back canopies too long tried to sand one down and sanded too much got a gap pulse with the thing warped does not quite set right.
    6 Because the wings do not quite line up everything is off in regards to the mg parts and the landing light and marker lights
    7 Mg parts are a tad bit too small all around Again tried to fix them but did not do too good a job and at this point I was ready to throw the kit out.
    8 Pe parts sucked I'll leave it at that.
    9 the decals were the only good thing to me about this kit went down without a problem but I think the side roundels are a bit too big someone with more experience with British navy kits can tell me if they are.
     

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    Sounds like it was quite challenging. It really does not look that bad however.
     
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    I agree. Not bad at all.
     
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    Looks pretty dam good from where I am sitting!
     
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    For all your problems it certainly looks good. Better than I could do.
     
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    It's not your fault the kit you had to work with was of questionable quality. That having been said, you did a fine job. It looks quite nice. Well Done!
     
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    With all here Tim. Nice job sir.:thumbright:
     
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    Fine looking model in my opinion. I really do like the plane though and might look up a bit by another company.
     
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    I agree with all.
     
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    I echo the post above. :)
     
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    Nicely done.
     
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    Even with all the problems it still looks good.
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